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Park, Young-Shin; Kim, Uichol – Chinese University Education Journal, 1999
Investigates the psychological, social, and cultural factors essential for the educational achievements in Korea. Outlines a cross-cultural model and three major factors influencing adolescents' educational achievement. Reviews four empirical studies on academic achievement. Discusses challenges for Korea in the global era. (CMK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Educational Research, Family Role
Manifold, Marjorie Cohee, Ed.; Willis, Steve Ed.; Zimmerman, Enid, Ed. – National Art Education Association, 2016
Globalization is blurring the lines between once clearly defined groups of people, making cultural sensitivity more important than ever. Culturally sensitive art education can cultivate the ability for students to empathize with and care about others, but until now, few guidelines have existed to help art educators bring together those from…
Descriptors: Art Education, Cultural Relevance, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education
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Priest, Quinton – Social Studies, 1994
Asserts that South Korea can be an excellent subject for an effective unit on history, economic development, critical thinking skills, and cross-cultural understanding. Provides background information and a list of teacher resources for planning a unit on South Korea. (CFR)
Descriptors: Asian History, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Economic Development
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Shanahan, James; Morgan, Michael – Journal of Educational Television, 1992
Examines results of surveys of secondary school students in Argentina, Taiwan, South Korea, China, and the United States regarding television use. Issues addressed include broadcasting schedules, amount of viewing, social and family contexts of viewing, relationships with parents, and parental attitudes. Cross-cultural patterns and implications…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Correlation, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Television
Mayer, Victor J., Ed. – 2003
This book expands on the argument for a new type of science curriculum for secondary schools. Instead of being based on each of the major disciplines as are almost all current science curricula, it is suggested that curricula should be conceptually organized around the Earth system, including the science methodology of the system sciences, and…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Earth Science, Foreign Countries
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Seiffge-Krenke, Inge; Persike, Malte; Karaman, Neslihan Guney; Cok, Figen; Herrera, Dora; Rohail, Iffat; Macek, Petr; Hyeyoun, Han – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2013
This study investigated how 2000 adolescents from middle-class families in six countries perceived and coped with parent-related and peer-related stress. Adolescents from Costa Rica, Korea, and Turkey perceived parent-related stress to be greater than peer-related stress, whereas stress levels in both relationship types were similar in the Czech…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Adolescents, Middle Class
Curtis, Rhoda – 1982
Designing a successful institute takes skill, flexibility and awareness of intercultural and cross cultural differences. This paper presents the problems encountered in setting up the Sogang Institute for English as an International Language, as well as guidelines for persons attempting to set up similar institutes in countries where English is…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, English (Second Language), Inservice Teacher Education, Institutes (Training Programs)
Milgram, Roberta M., Ed.; And Others – 1993
This book provides theoretical and practical information to meet the challenge of individualizing instruction for gifted and talented adolescents of different learning styles and different cultural backgrounds. Part 1 consists of six chapters that present the broad theoretical background of giftedness and learning style. It includes the following…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Adolescents, Area Studies, Cognitive Style
Carsky, Mary L., Ed. – 1989
Among the 90 papers in this volume, education-related titles are as follows: "The Colston Warne Legacy" (Peterson); "Keeping a File on Survey Respondents" (Huang); "Aging-in-Place: Are Responses in the Best Interest of Elderly Consumers?" (Stum); "Low-Income Elderly in Health Maintenance Organizations:…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education
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Schisgall, Jane; Farmer, Rod – Social Studies, 1984
Learning activities will help secondary students become aware of Korea as a separate entity in Asia, see Korea as a developing area of the modern world, and gain an appreciation for Korean traditions. (RM)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Korean Culture
Lee, Young-Hyun; Cho, Jeong-Yoon; Tau, Alfred; Pereira, Clarence A. – 2002
A comparison of vocational training and technical qualification systems in Korea and South Africa shows both countries are responding to similar changes in economic and enterprise structures. South Africa's work experience learnership system is more desirable than Korea's more traditional separation between formal education and workplace training,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Comparative Education, Credits
Schisgall, Jane – Southwestern Journal of Social Education, 1983
Identifies reasons why social studies educators should improve their teaching about South Korea. Included in the list is the increasing numbers of Koreans being educated in the United States, the summer Olympics in 1988, and the use of Korean culture as a case study demonstrating the effects of cultural transmission and society in transition. (JDH)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Culture Contact, International Studies
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Swain, Julian; Monk, Martin; Johnson, Sally – International Journal of Science Education, 1999
Reports on a comparative study of attitudes toward the aims of practical work given by science teachers from Egypt, Korea, and the United Kingdom. Finds that all three groups express a common attitude towards the aims of practical work that reflect an acknowledgement of the methods by which scientists make new knowledge. Contains 42 references.…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Objectives, Foreign Countries, Science Curriculum
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Chong, Sandra; Michael, William B. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2000
Studied the internal consistency reliability and construct validity of scores on a Korean version of the Dimensions of Self-Concept Scale (W. Michael and R. Smith, 1976) with samples of 213, 191, and 213 junior high and high school students in Korea. Results generally support the internal consistency reliability and the construct validity of the…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Bell, Garry; Woo, Jeong Ho – Mathematics Education Research Journal, 1998
Investigates the conceptual structures of Year 9 students in Korea and Australia while constructing various geometrical terms. Reports that two samples of students exhibited major differences in definition-ranking preferences on angle and in semantic profiles for some geometrical concepts due to the differences in nature of Korean and English.…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries
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